About ICB & Qualifications
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers has been around since 1931. Its role is to improve and maintain the quality, credibility and reputation of bookkeeping, accounting, office administration and financial management training and qualifications in Southern Africa.
The ICB is a QAP (Quality Assurance Partner) of the QCTO. All ICB qualifications are FASSET certificated.
ICB graduates are recognised worldwide by the International Association of Bookkeepers, the Southern African Institute of Business Accountants, the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
If you graduate through the ICB’s Accounting Certification Programme (ACP) you can study further to become a chartered certified accountant, through the ACCA or become a management accountant through the CIMA.
The ICB qualifications are offered through accredited training providers which include:
- National Certificate Bookkeeping (NQF 3)
- Further Education and Training Certificate Bookkeeping (NQF 4)
- National Diploma Technical Financial Accounting (NQF 5)
- National Diploma Financial Accounting (NQF 6)
- National Certificate Small Business Financial Management (NQF 4)
- Certificate Office Administration (NQF 5)
- Higher Certificate Office Administration (NQF 5)
- Diploma Office Administration (NQF 6)
For more information on the ICB and Qualifications listed above, please go to their website at www.icb.org.za